Anyone who has sensitive teeth knows what a huge pain it can be. Not being able to eat ice cream in the summer or drink a warm cup of hot chocolate in the winter is no fun, and for some people, it’s much more severe than that. A study by the International Dental Journal found […]
Choosing to have wisdom teeth extraction before college could help your son or daughter avoid missed classes, failing grades, or severe pain!
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Read our blog to learn the risks, symptoms, and what you need to do to ensure you’re free from this deadly disease.
It’s that time of year again: turkey, stuffing, gravy, pumpkin pie…we’re full just thinking about it! But there’s more to Thanksgiving than great food. It’s a time to consider all the things you have to be grateful for and to appreciate the people in your life. This Thanksgiving, Dr. Eye and the staff at […]
Over 35 million Americans suffer with Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, or TMJ. TMJ is a disorder in the nerves and muscles of the jaw that can cause pain when chewing, along with a whole host of other symptoms. Since November is TMJ Awareness Month, we wanted to take a moment to explain what it is, what […]
Brushing your teeth is one of the most important things you do every day. It helps prevent cavities, gum disease, and the embarrassment of realizing you’ve been talking to people with food in your teeth all day. But toothbrushes aren’t one-size-fits-all–they come in a lot of different varieties for a reason. The right toothbrush […]
Each year, the American Diabetes Association sponsors National Diabetes Month in November to raise awareness of the disease and all the ways it affects sufferers and those around them. Currently, 29 million Americans have diabetes—that’s 1 in 11, with another 86 million at risk. Diabetes affects many aspects of a person’s health, and the mouth […]
Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth, but not many of us can resist indulging in a sweet treat every now and again. And for kids, the temptation is never worse than at Halloween. A bag full of free candy, just for putting on a costume? Of course they’re going to have some! Breaking […]
Halloween is best known for two things: costumes and candy. And while dressing up and getting free sweets is a lot of fun, the candy can have some not-so-fun effects later on. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still participate in the festivities; it just means you need to take some precautions. Here are […]
We’ve already shared with you some fun trivia facts about your own mouth, but humans aren’t the only species with really interesting teeth. Every animal has its own dental problems and quirks, and some of them can be downright weird. Here are 10 interesting, strange and fun facts about animals’ teeth. Snails have […]